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Environmental Advisory Council Meeting




Tuesday, January 25, 2022
12:00 p.m.



EAC members: A. Sellers, B. Vitale, C. Curran-Myers, D. Beane, R. Noviello

Council Representative

City Staff B. Murray, D. Peris, R. Gensemer, S. Bachman, M. Smith, S. Rugis, N. Crimm

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Agenda Item
12:00 12:05
Welcome from Chair

Call to order

Public comment

Approval of minutes October 26, 2021 and November 23, 2021

12:05 12:45
Downtown Plus Plan Presentation D. Myers
12:45 1:00

Vice Chair



Time Agenda Item
1:00 1:30
Review Old Business
Signage/Mapping Proposal, Funding (Ann Sellers, Cathy Curran-Myers)

Invasive Plants / Noxious Weeds (Shelly Smith)

New member update (Shelly Smith)

Plastic bag ban

Act 2 database

“Chat with the EAC” public meetings

1:30 1:40
Introduce New Business

1:40 1:50
Provide Project Updates (as needed)
WWTP Energy Audit (Bethany Ayers-Fisher)

Climate Resiliency and Sustainability Plan

City Brownfield Sites and Requirement to hook-up to public water system (Cathy
Curran-Myers, D. Beane)

Urban Agriculture / Victory Garden Task Force (Cathy Curran-Myers, Juan Bol)

Code Review Committee (Bill Vitale)

List of Organizations (David Beane)

Storm Water/MS4 Issues (Scott Bachman, Bill Murray)

Solid Waste / Recycling (Steve Harrity)

Lead Abatement Coalition (David Beane, Bill Murray)

BCTV Program (David Beane)

PFAs (Bill Murray)

Zero Waste Plan

Plan Review / Comprehensive Plan (Naomi Crimm)

City-owned Dams (Bob Gensemer)

Greater Reading Trails (Ann Sellers)

Smart Growth Alliance (Ann Sellers)

DCNR Grant Projects (All)

Clarify Next Steps
Review bike-rack items

Clarify follow-up commitments

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 virtually at noon

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